This palm, as the name suggests, is native to Chile where it once grew in huge numbers. Jubaea is a genus of palms with one species, Jubaea chilensis or Jubaea spectabilis, commonly known as the "Chilean wine palm" or "Chile cocopalm".It is native to southwestern South America and is endemic to a small area of central Chile between 32°S and 35°S in southern Coquimbo, Valparaíso, Santiago, O'Higgins, and northern Maule regions.. All that being said, I want one. This is proven and there are lots of survivors to point to, some being very close to my home. There are mentions of needle palms (Rhapidophyllum hystrix), Sabal minor "McCurtain", Trachycarpus and a few others, that are supposedly hardy, but none of them will live in zone 6 without an elaborate winter protection plan. I agree. If it could live outside, what type of protection would be needed? If they don't then spring could it could all be a bit dissapointing and expensive. Wine Palm. If I got a palm I would want a tall winter hardy one. The Chilean Wine Palm, Jubaea chilensis, is a colossal species that is best known for the fact that it has the thickest trunk of any known palm species.Native to the foothills of the Andes Mountains in central Chile, this palm gets to a height of 6o feet, perhaps taller, and has an extremely thick, columnar trunk. Shove it in a shed for the winter. It is hardy to zone (UK) 8 and is frost tender. It is huge, with extraordinary fat and massive trunk.n Its crown is magnificent. £7. Chilean Wine Palm (jubaea chilensis) Hardy to 10 º F when mature, it is the hardiest of the feather palms Growth Rate: very Slow Height at maturity 40’. It's hallmark is the huge diameter trunk, easily up to or greater than four feet in diameter. Jimhardy, I have never grown any palms besides my parlor palm which is a houseplant. Jubaea Chilensis – Chilean Wine Palm. Cold tolerant to zones 8a-11 and native to central parts of Chile, the Jubaea Chilensis is an extremely large, very slow growing cold hardy pinnate palm that can be grown in a variety of climates. I think Chilean Wine palms are much faster in England than here on the east coast of the USA, whereas Butias are moderate growers here, but slow in England. I can only find them as seedlings so I dont think any mail order chilean date palm would reach the roof of a second story building for the next 50 years or mroe in our area. This palm has a massive trunk and is nearly as large a palm as a Jubaea, only faster growing. Butia x Jubaea is frequently, but not always, self-fertile, capable of producing its own F2 hybrid seeds. Description Culture Comments and Curiosities "This is a very nice cross between two very hardy palms: Butia capitata {odorata) and Jubaea chilensis. How can I protect the wine palm when it gets large? The species is monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant). Jubaea chilensis (Molina) Baill. Find quick palm tree grower information about Jubaeas species and where to purchase Jubaea palms online. We will have 110+ in the summer with a 60 degree overnight low. This species enjoys heat and sun. This is only meant as a guide. Hardiness-12 to -15°C . This beautiful extravagantly exotic monster really does grow in Britain – given a degree of shelter. It only had a sheet thrown over it on the coldest nights. apparently hardy to -15. anybody heard of this? The Chilean Wine Palm is one of the most impressive of all hardy palms, with stiff deep green feather leaves and a stout trunk which develops slowly. Please contact us for stock availability and sizes. It's to bad that the sago palm is the only cycad sold at a reasonable price widely. It is renouned to be a very slow grower, so patience are required. This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. Hello, Is it possible to grow a Wine Palm outside in the mid-alantic region? Plant in well drained soil and in a sheltered spot. On close inspection, he was the one in a million people to recognise them as the seed from Jubaea chilensis (there used to be a huge one in the Temperate House at Kew which they had to cut down as it was trying to get out of the roof). I would love to be wrong about this and I'd be the first one who would love to have a palm in my garden! Please contact us for stock availability and sizes. The species is monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant). ... Hardy in the Home Counties if sensibly sited (avoiding severe frost pockets, for example). 2 L. £11. Cold Hardiness: About 15 F . Jubaea chilensis. Ive read that panzhihuaensis is very slow growing so may not be the best choice. The trunk sometimes shows a slight thickening in the middle, is usually dark gray, with rings of diamond-shaped leaf foot scars on the older parts. I also Love Pinnate type palms. Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. Wine? It does however hate salt spray and must be located away from the coast. Friday and Saturday 10.00 am - 4.00 pm. I just don't understand why they are not more readily available for you in the states? Well know shapely little evergreen tree: 20ft in 30 years. Hey guys, Been monitoring the temps in the yard since moving to this new place in Wickenburg. that have survived many harsh winters in the South-East. Butia odorata x Jubaea Chilensis “x Butijubaea F1”: This hybrid is a winner for zone 8a. Dramatic yet well behaved. Even in zone 7 they are borderline and would succumb to a slightly colder than average winter. Are sago palms much hardier in my region? These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. It's just that I HATE shoveling snow!What I was responding to in my previous reply was that Vic had mentioned relative growth rates of Jubaea vs. Butia in zone 6/7. Hardy to -12°C when mature. Jubaea chilensis Chilean wine palm, coquito palm : Description : Locality: Chile. It is in leaf all year. All that being said, I want one. Mule palms (technically a hybrid of 2 common palms)might be a better rare palm for us on the east coast. Repetative cold spells are lethal. The dark green pinnate leaves are 3-5 m long, with pinnae to 30-50 cm long closely spaced along the rachis. Jubaea is a small genus of cold hardy palm containing just a single species, J. chilensis, that in the wild can only be found growing in a small mountainous region of Chile near Santiago and Valparaiso. The reasons for its rarity are not hard to understand. Some nice things you have going is that you can prepare the soil in advance(very important)and you have plenty of time to plan your protection. And then I remember that I live in New England! View All; Agave; Ceratozamia; Cycas. All Rights Reserved. Chilean wine palms are cold tolerant to about 15 degrees one establihed and cant handle winter moisture very well. It can withstand severe frosts (-12 to -15°C, 10 to 5°F) without damage. It can get very old and in old age is one of the biggest palms in the world. 3 L. £14. I planted a seedling outside in December of 2007. it is now about 2 years old and this is how it looks. Jubaea Chilensis (Chilean Wine Palm) Trachycarpus Fortunei (Himalayan Fan Palm) Trachycarpus Princeps (Stone Gate Palm – Lotus form Silver leaf) Trachycarpus Wagnerianus (Miniature Chusan Palm) Trithrinax Campestris (Blue Needle Palm) Chamaerops Humilis Var Argentea (Blue Mediterranean Fan Palm) Sabel Minor There's a lot of wishful thinking that the climate is getting milder but really it hasn't changed that much overall. Jubaea Jubaea. Jubaea chilensis is the worlds cold hardiest feather palm, it is also the second most massive palm tree on the planet. Hardy in the Home Counties if sensibly sited (avoiding severe frost pockets, for One thing is for sure - at the bottom of the valley I am, the diurnal temperature variation is wild. You probably want something a bit faster. J. chilensis - J. chilensis is a single-stemmed, slow-growing, borderline hardy, evergreen palm with a stout, cracked and scarred, grey trunk topped with pinnate, oblong to ovate leaves divided into linear, folded, rigid, dark green or grey-green leaflets. Jubaea chilensis continues to be a popular palm around the world in regions with mediterranean climates, and the aesthetic attributes recognized by horticulturists in the nineteenth century continue to attract devotees to this marvelous palm in the twenty-first. My CIDP of the same size was completely fried with same treatment. Unfortunately you dont see them(wine palms) very often (if at all) on the east coast, but I think that if they are given a chance they can be very nice on the east coast. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. Apparently they dont start growing faster until they put out a trunk which can take up to 15 years! Please contact us for stock availability and sizes. This will help avoid the chance of cross contamination of disease. Mypalmshop Erica. The Plants Database includes the following 1 species of Jubaea .Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Jubaea is like most plants from Chile in that it detests hot, humid weather. Jubaea chilensis is a hardy, slow growing palm with pinnate leaves and a thick, smooth, grey trunk. By clicking “Accept”, you consent to the use of ALL the cookies. Chilean wine palms can handle 15F, but maybe even more once established. But when I'm out there shoveling snow with the frigid wind biting my face, I just can't imagine it....................at least not yet! Open Monday - Saturday 9am - 5pm A stunning looking cold hardy feather palm that grows to an impressive 25m in its native Chile where it is known to be an endangered species, as the sap is bled to make wine. But they arent as common so I dont know if it is worth it. This monster can grow to a height of … To add to this cold hardiness, Jubaea chilensis also prefers a cooler climate and doesn't mind moisture (perfect for Vancouver). Jubaea chilensis . Baill. Chilean Wine Palm. Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. are they reliable? 2 Yr old. You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. Masses of little white flowers followed by fruits that look (a bit) like strawberries. About the Jubaea chilensis palm also known as the Chilean wine palm or the Coquito palm. There are only good things to say about Jubaea (Jubaea chilensis). Vic,I looked into P.theopharastii to try here but according to waht I read they are slow growers(? Keep very well watered when first planted. On close inspection, he was the one in a million people to recognise them as the seed from Jubaea chilensis (there used to be a huge one in the Temperate House at Kew which they had to cut down as it was trying to get out of the roof). Jubaea chilensis is one of the most awesome landscape palms in cultivation and an easy and hardy palm as well. The only ones I know of are the ones in the photos (nicked from google street view incidentally) – by the East Dulwich Tavern in southeast London and the park in Montecatini Terme in Tuscany. Grows well here in the UK if in a well drained, sunny position. Opening hours. Go West! This could be a problem because if it ever becomes damaged, it may not have enough time to recover before the following winter. Please remember that these coloured labels are only a rough guide. It is extremely cold hardy. Chamaerops cerifera (Morrocan Fan Palm) Phoenix theophrastii (Cretan date Palm) Jubaea chilensis (Chilean Wine Palm) Brahea armata (Blue Hesper Palm) Brahea brandegeei (San Jose Hesper Palm) Butia capitata (jelly palm) The species is monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant). It's the most hardy feather palm. Origin: Chile Genus: Jubaea Species: chilensis Synonym: Jubaea spectabilis Common Name: Chilean Wine Palm Situation: Full sun/Partial shade, well-drained fertile soil Eventual height in the UK: 6-7m Eventual spread: 3m Hardiness: -12C or lower Jubea chilensis for sale. We used to grow these from seed and after five years they looked neither exotic, extravagant or beautiful. A close relative of the tropical Coconut palm, Jubaea produces small edible coconuts as well. They grow very very slowly so not many nurserymen are mad enough to grow them and when they do they’re rather expensive. Chilean wine palm, Jubaea spectabilis. TJ, Mule palms would be a no go in your zone unless you can get a brazilian eriospatha hybrid which is significantly hardier. Funny you mentioned shoveling snow and not being able to imagine I really love and appreciate my palms when I'm shoveling snow! Jimhardy, I hadn't thought of a plant to protect it as I was just looking for cold hardy palms and cycads. To add to this cold hardiness, Jubaea chilensis also prefers a cooler climate and doesn't mind moisture (perfect for Vancouver). Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Richard A. Howard Photograph Collection . Please contact us for stock availability and sizes. It is hardy to zone (UK) 8 and is frost tender. C. taitugensis (check spelling) aka prince sago palm is cold tolerant to about 10 degrees. I'll keep an eye open for the fruit in stores. Are there any palms that fit my desired discription? The hardiest of the African Aloes – forms a mat of exotic little fleshy leafed rosettes. Rare and desirable shapely little evergreen tree. He bought masses and we ate some (about 3/4″ diameter brown spheres) and they did indeed taste remarkably like coconut but the good news was that as they were edible, they were fresh and they germinated like mad. It's the most hardy feather palm. 150ltr Very large, 40cm trunk, £ 595.00. Please remember we're always on hand to give advice When clipping several plants with the same tool, have a bucket containing a 5% bleach solution and swish your blades around for 30 seconds between plants to sterilise them. Genus Jubaea are palms native to southwestern South America. i could tell you though, that they are very slow growing. Jubaea is known for being one of the most cold hardy of the pinnate leaved palms (leaves that look like a feather instead of a fan). of marginal hardiness in very cold areas should really be planted LARGER, rather There aren't any palms at all that can be grown in zone 6 unless they are given significant protection in winter. brettc2727 wrote:I came accross a Jubaea chilensis. Biggest and toughest of all the spiky plants. This palm has a massive trunk and is nearly as large a palm as a Jubaea, only faster growing. Probably the hardiest feather palm. Orangey-red flower spikes that last for weeks and weeks. It is hardy to zone (UK) 8 and is frost tender. Native to central Chile, the Chilean wine palm is a stately tree, and can reach a height of 82 feet. One thing is for sure - at the bottom of the valley I am, the diurnal temperature variation is wild. Details J. chilensis is a slow-growing palm which can reach 25m, with a single, scarred and cracked grey trunk and leaves up to 5m long formed of many very narrow, rigid, folded, yellow-green to dark green leaflets. Jubaea is an evergreen Tree growing to 12 m (39ft) by 5 m (16ft) at a slow rate. They need some 'wood' on them to survive severe cold - so plants Pindo palms can survive down to 10F once established and can go even farther down for short durations. I wonder how big they are now. I think a sago might be a better choice. I think Vic knows all to well protection would be needed(he's certainly seen enough of my winter pics(?). If it helps, I'm located about 30 miles north from Washington DC. Jubaea chilensis is a single-trunked, pinnate-leaved palm growing to 20-25 m tall. They’re now endangered in their native Chile because of the naughty habit of the natives chopping the trees down and using the sap that pours from them to distil an alcoholic beverage of some kind. Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Jubaea and Butia absolutely would not grow in zone 6 or 7. If your winters are dry you may want to consider phoenix theophrastii, i had a small (2ft) one that came through last winter with a min of 16f. Jubaea chilensis. The trunk is the stoutest of any palm, commonly a metre diameter at the base, sometimes up to 1.3 m diameter, often widest in the upper part of the trunk, with smooth grey bark. They have a single trunk, pinnate leaves, and can grow between 20 and 25m tall. Show All Show Tabs Chile cocopalm The Chilean wine palm is a massive palm with an imposing trunk (up to 5 m in diameter and 25 m in height in its native habitat), but a slow-grower. Basically the foliage can handle down to 20 and once it all dies off you can mulch the entire trunk up to the top (at least a half a foot of mulch) and cover it all over to keep it dry. than smaller, wherever possible. Packet contain 3 seeds. Description of Jubutia F1. Hi again, I feel Like I'm Getting mixed replys about growing Chilean Wine Palms outdoors in the mid-alantic region. Exotic. CCV, in the scientific name, the first part tells you the genus and the second part (specific epithet), commonly known as the species, tells you a little more. Jubaea chilensis is a palm tree with a trunk up to 24 meters high and a diameter up to 1.8 meters. I've only tried Trachycarpus fortunei so far--and I've been pleasantly surprised by their hardiness.--This'll be their 3rd winter and they are beginning to raise their trunks nicely (southern exposure/against the house).--Neighbors are beginning to notice the touch of the exotic, so maybe they'll be having company soon. Although less common than mule palm. Depends on the size of the palm,whats your plan.Hardiness is quoted as 10-15F,this would be for a well established palm and a brief event.A few of the secrets to growing palms in colder zones is keeping moisture out of the crowns and not letting the soil become to wet in winter,(besides obviously keeping them above there cold tolerance limits)better still is to keep them dry during winter.The caveat is palms etc,need about 3 years to establish themselves so,keeping them on the dry side requires some planning,of course a lot depends on what kind of protection method you want to use and how much time/effort you want to put into it.There are easier options as far as palms go,in your area but I would never discourage anyone from trying their fav!What is your plan?Where are you going to plant it/how much sun will it get/why this particular palm? Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Zone 6 winter temps are anywhere from 0º to -10ºF, or as low as approximately -18ºC. Butia odorata x Jubaea Chilensis “x Butijubaea F1”: This hybrid is a winner for zone 8a. I have had success with some "zone-pushed" plants though. We do love large architectural plants which is why we have lots of large Palm trees for sale. The female palm (bearing the seeds) is cited first, … Protected of course(-: true that trachys aren's crazy for unprotected low zone 7. but to think they do not do well with some protection is premature. The species is monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant). It is more cold hardy than a Butia, and faster growing than the Jubaea, very large, and most impressive. Thats alot of fast growth in 5 years!!! You might want to get a prince sago palm (harider to find) but faster growing and more cold tolerant than a king sago (C. revoluta). Needs well drained soil. As with all woody plants, plant high, exposing as much of the taper at the base of the trunk as possible. It is in leaf all year. Some cold tolerant palms that are "feather leafed" are... Pindo palms aka Jelly palmQueen palmsMule palmsSago palms (really a cycad, and considered a shrub, not a tree)True date palms. Hardiness of Jubaea chilensis. Description of Jubaea chilensis. Jubaea chilensis is a very prominent thick trunked palm tree that appreciates plenty of room to show off its stately appearance. Tall and massive with a wide smooth trunk and blue green feather shaped leaves, Chilean Wine Palm is a favorite among collectors. they look really beautiful and has smooth trunk.and can produce mini coconuts. Chamaerops No.25 Winter 1996/97. Temps of this extreme would have to rebound dramaticly at daybreak or Jubaea would not suvive.In the PNW, these are 9a palms persisting in 8b but with routine damage in cold winters (crown protection recommended). Many Amber Labelled Plants are from cuttings from well-established plants They have an extremely wide, light grey trunk that can reach up to 80 feet in height after many decades. Hardiness Zone: 8-10 Evergreen/Deciduous: Evergreen Height: 60-80′ Spread: 20-25′ Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Sun Growth Rate: Slow Foliage: Blue/Green Flower: Inconspicuous Water Usage: Low to Moderate. It is more cold hardy than a Butia, and faster growing than the Jubaea, very large, and most impressive. THe female is Butia. 1L. It is huge, with extraordinary fat and massive trunk.n Its crown is magnificent. I would check around on the web.Most of what I have bought is off e-bay,you will find smaller stuff through e-bay,only as big as they can ship. 2 years old and this is how it looks I think Vic knows all to well protection would be no. Mat of exotic little fleshy leafed rosettes when they do n't then spring could it all! 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